Hang onto your socks. The last week of bidding could be fierce for one of those rare Boston Garter cards at Heritage Auctions.
Modern Sports Card News
Packing four autographs per master box, 2019 Bowman’s Best baseball will arrive with a shout out to a Bowman product design from 20 years ago.
It’s not cheap to set up at the National and choosing what to offer in Chicago is just one of the hurdles to clear for a dealer setting up at the hobby’s Super Bowl for the first time.
The “Jordan A Day” sweepstakes doesn’t require you to be at the National.
Sports Memorabilia News
Rony J. Almeida created a vast collection of historic soccer memorabilia to preserve the history of “The Beautiful Game.”
Around the Hobby
Bidding is open and more items are welcome for the Ronald McDonald House fundraising auction being held in conjunction with the National Sports Collectors Convention.
The NSCC and NBC Chicago team up for a sweepstakes; Boris Becker’s stuff sells; NBA Auctions is offering Finals warmups and an auction and sale of stuff from the old Palace of Auburn Hills.
- Notes: NSCC Autograph Additions; Altered Cards; Rookie Premiere Story; Mayo Factory History
- Notes on the Card Doctoring Scandal
- Notes: Gretzky Collector’s Crazy Tattoo; Ruth Jersey on Nightly News; Gary V Touts Cards Again
- Editor’s Blog: List of Doctored Cards Grows; Today Show on MLB Authentication, More
What’s Hot in the Shop
A successful Kid’s Club launch has Mike feeling excited for the future as he runs down the top five best selling sports card boxes.